շիշ

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Armenian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Learned borrowing from Old Armenian շիշ (šiš). Doublet of շուշա (šuša) and շիշա (šiša).

Noun[edit]

շիշ (šiš)

  1. bottle
    գինու շիշginu šišwine bottle
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish شیش(şiş) (Turkish şiş).

Noun[edit]

շիշ (šiš)

  1. (dialectal) skewer, spit
    Synonym: շամփուր (šampʿur)
Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1902) , “շիշ”, in Tʿurkʿerēni azdecʿutʿiwnə hayerēni vray ew tʿurkʿerēnē pʿoxaṙeal baṙerə Pōlsi hay žołovrdakan lezuin mēǰ hamematutʿeamb Vani, Łarabałi ew Nor-Naxiǰewani barbaṙnerun [The Influence of Turkish on Armenian, and the Words Borrowed from Turkish in the Vernacular Armenian Language of Constantinople in Comparison with the Dialects of Van, Karabakh and Nor Nakhichevan] (Ēminean azgagrakan žołovacu; 3) (in Armenian), Moscow, Vagharshapat: Lazarev Institute of Oriental Languages, page 261

Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

An Iranian borrowing: compare Middle Persian [Book Pahlavi needed] (šyšk' /šīšag/, bottle, flask), Persian شیشه(šiše, glass).

Noun[edit]

շիշ (šiš)

  1. bottle, flask, phial
    • 5th century, Bible, Luke 7.37:
      Եւ կին մի էր ի քաղաքին մեղաւոր․ իբրեւ գիտաց թէ բազմեալ է ի տան փարիսեցւոյն, բերեալ շիշ մի իւղոյ ազնուի։
      Ew kin mi ēr i kʿałakʿin meławor; ibrew gitacʿ tʿē bazmeal ē i tan pʿarisecʿwoyn, bereal šiš mi iwłoy aznui.
      • Translation by King James Bible
        And, behold, a woman in the city, which was a sinner, when she knew that [Jesus] sat at meat in the Pharisee' s house, brought an alabaster box of ointment.

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Armenian: շիշ (šiš)

Further reading[edit]

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979) , “շիշ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, reprint of the original 1926–1935 seven-volume edition, Yerevan: University Press
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837) , “շիշ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Hübschmann, Heinrich (1897) Armenische Grammatik. 1. Theil: Armenische Etymologie (in German), Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, page 214
  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879) , “շիշ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy